Lead in Water Testing - Understanding Your Results

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and safety of our students and staff.

Georgia United Makes Over Oakcliff Elementary

Thanks to the 300+ volunteers from Georgia United, DeKalb County School faculty, parents,
and the local community who helped makeover Oakcliff Elementary on July 22 & 23, 2016.

Proposed Property Tax Increase

News Release- June 1, 2017 DeKalb County School District announces proposed property tax increase. STONE MOUNTAIN, GA. – The DeKalb County Board of Education today announces its intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by 5.06 percentage points over the rollback millage rate. Each year, the Board of Tax Assessors is required to review the assessed value for property tax purposes of taxable property in the county. When the [...]

DeKalb County Board of Education Approves Tentative Budget

The DeKalb County Board of Education approved a tentative $1.74 billion budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year that maintains efforts to focus resources at the regional level, adds more school nurses, allocates funds for prior pay raises and textbooks, and addresses state-mandated rising costs in employee benefits. The budget process started in March 2017 and the action by the Board of Education at the June 12th business meeting is just one step [...]

DeKalb Schools to Offer Free Summer Meals to Students

TRANSLATIONS The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) will once again offer free meals during the summer to area students. As part of the district’s Seamless Summer Feeding Program, children age 18 and younger will be able to obtain breakfast and lunch meals from June 1 to July 31. All students may participate regardless of their lunch eligibility status during the school year. Breakfast will be served from 8 to 9 a.m., and lunch [...]

  • Student Board Member Arnold Palmer

Student School Board Representative of the Month

Elizabeth Andrews High senior is the student School Board representative for May. Student Board Member Arnold Palmer with Board Members Vicki Turner, Dr. Joyce Morley, & Board Chair Dr. Melvin Johnson. Arnold Palmer, a senior at Elizabeth Andrews High School represented all DeKalb County School District students at the May 15 meeting of the DeKalb County Board of Education. Arnold has a 3.6 GPA and plans to major in computer [...]

Superintendent Joins Leadership Atlanta Class of 2018

Dr. R. Stephen Green, Superintendent/CEO of the DeKalb County School District, has been selected as just one of 86 community leaders that will participate in Leadership Atlanta’s Class of 2018. Leadership Atlanta  is one of the oldest sustained community leadership programs in the nation, and its participants have a unified commitment to move Atlanta forward by delving deeply into the city’s issues. In addition to Dr. Green’s background in public education, this new class [...]

Sprint’s Surprise for Obama Elementary Students

Obama Elementary students receive free hotspots and wireless service from Sprint. Today, DeKalb County School District (DCSD) was joined by representatives from Sprint to announce that 200 third and fourth grade students from Barack H. Obama Elementary Magnet School of Technology will have a new way to keep up with their school work. By providing free connectivity through Wi-Fi hotspots, Sprint will help the students stay connected at-home over the next five years. [...]

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